Full Time Job

Assistant Manager, Subrights

Simon & Schuster

New York, NY 07-17-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description


Simon & Schuster is seeking an Assistant Manager within Subrights to negotiate licenses for first serial, book club, large print, and international rights licenses for select titles from the Gallery/Pocket imprint.

Additional responsibilities include:
• Submiting proposals, manuscripts, galleys, and books with pitch letters to potential buyers.
• Providing licensees and potential licensees with marketing information, reviews, print information, advance quotes, sales figures, etc., as well as final-stage materials from which to print.
• Meeting with potential buyers to go over sub rights lists and future titles for potential sales.
• Responding to acquisition questions from editorial colleagues and supply comments on saleability of proposed projects.
• Overseeing timely flow of contracts; follow up on past due monies and overdue contracts.
• Researching royalty, sales and contract information for titles up for renewal/reversion/termination and negotiate renewals.
• Coordinating supply of production materials to licensee publishers


Previous experience in book publishing highly preferred.

Company Profile
Simon & Schuster
Simon & Schuster, a division of ViacomCBS, is a global leader in the field of general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for consumers of all ages, across all printed, electronic, and audio formats.
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